Ármann men's basketball

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Ármann
Leagues2. deild karla
Founded1952
HistoryÁrmann
(1952–2000)

Ármann/Þróttur
(2000–2008)

Ármann
(2008-present)
ArenaKennaraháskólinn
LocationReykjavík, Iceland
Team colorsBlue, red, white
              
PresidentKarl Guðlaugsson
Championships1 Icelandic championship (1976)
WebsiteArmenningar.is
Uniforms

The Ármann men's basketball team, comonly known as Ármann, is the men's basketball department of Ármann multi-sport club and is based in Reykjavík, Iceland. As of the 2018-2019 season the team plays in 2. deild karla.[1]

History[edit]

Ármann was one of the founding teams of the first Icelandic basketball league in 1952.[2] In 1968, its star player, Birgir Örn Birgis, won the ignaural Player of the Year award.[3] In 1976, Ármann won its first national championship after beating KR 84-74 in the championship clinching game.[4][5][6]

European record[edit]

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
1975–76 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup 1Q Finland Honka Playboys 65–88 81–107 146–195 Symbol delete vote.svg

Trophies and achievements[edit]

Titles[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2. deild karla". kki.is (in Icelandic). Icelandic Basketball Federation. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Íslandsmót í Körfuknattleik". Vísir (in Icelandic). April 21, 1952. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Birgir Birgis kosinn bezti körfuknattleiksmaður 1. deildar". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic) (9 April 1968). Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Eftir 25 ára baráttu vannst titillinn loks". Dagblaðið (in Icelandic). 29 March 1976. p. 12, 13. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  5. ^ Kjartan L. Pálsson (29 March 1976). "Ármann braut einveldi ÍR og KR!". Vísir (in Icelandic). p. 12. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Vitanlega er ég ánægður með áfangann". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 30 March 1976. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  7. ^ Mistaratitlar karla
  8. ^ - 1. deild karla
  9. ^ - 2. deild karla
  10. ^ - Bikarkeppni - Meistaraflokkur karla
  11. ^ Viðurkenningar - Besti leikmaður úrvalsdeildar karla
  12. ^ "Hlynur og Pálína best". kki.is (in Icelandic). 10 May 2008. Retrieved 19 August 2018.